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  • LA 20 Widening project to begin on Jan. 4, 2016

    LA 20 Widening project to begin on Jan. 4, 2016. Contractors working for DOTD will begin construction of the LA 20 (North Canal Blvd.) Widening project on January 4, 2016. This $9.9 million dollar project will widen LA 20 to 4 lanes from LA 308 to St. Patrick Street. The project also includes drainage work, complete asphalt overlay, and installation of new traffic signals, and is scheduled to be completed in mid-September, 2016.

    12/29/2015 12:56 PM

  • CHRISTMAS TREES RECYCLED FOR COASTAL EROSION

    Christmas trees collected in Lafourche Parish during the designated collection period (01/14/16 thru 01/16/16) will be used to help control coastal erosion.

    12/21/2015 12:59 PM

  • LAFOURCHE OFFICE OF COMMUNITY ACTION IS WARMING THE ELDERLY AND DISABLED RESIDENTS OF THE PARISH BY GIVING HEATERS

    Mathews, LA – Lafourche Parish Government’s Office of Community Action will be offering heaters to elderly and disabled residents meeting CSBG income guidelines beginning, December 21-22, 2015. Please see the chart below:

    12/15/2015 2:57 PM

  • Water Treatment Changes Coming Soon

    Lafourche Parish Water District No. 1 Press Release December 8, 2015 Water Treatment Change Coming Soon For all Lafourche Parish Water District No. 1 customers who reside in Marydale Subdivision, Grand Bois, and Romero Subdivision.

    12/08/2015 10:28 AM

  • For Immediate Release: BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED

    Lafourche Parish Water District’s boil water advisory can be lifted for all customers between Tiger Dr. (in Thibodaux) and the Assumption Parish Line. All customers in the affected area can resume normal water consumption at this time.

    12/01/2015 9:58 AM

  • For Immediate Release: BOIL WATER ADVISORY

    BOIL WATER ADVISORY: The Lafourche Parish Water District experienced a drop in water pressure in the North Lafourche area due to a mainline leak. Because of this, the water from Tiger Dr. (in Thibodaux) to the Assumption Parish Line is of questionable microbiological quality. Therefore, as a precaution, the Lafourche Parish Water District is issuing a BOIL ADVISORY effective immediately for all customers between Tiger Dr. and the Assumption Parish Line. This BOIL ADVISORY is to remain in effect until rescinded by the District.

    11/30/2015 7:14 AM

  • PRESS RELEASE: OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

    Lafourche Parish Government announces the closure of all Parish offices on Thursday, November 26th for Thanksgiving. No garbage service will be available on the holiday. The regular routes will resume on Friday, November 27th.

    11/25/2015 1:40 PM

  • LA HIGHWAY 1 UPDATE

    LA HIGHWAY 1 UPDATE: There is no water on LA Highway 1 south of the Leon Theriot Lock to the Geaupass Toll Plaza...

    11/18/2015 8:14 AM

  • LA HIGHWAY 1 NOTICE

    LA HIGHWAY 1 NOTICE: The Port Fourchon Harbor Police report that there is about 6 inches of water on LA Highway 1 between the Leon Theriot Lock below Golden Meadow, and the Thomassie Seafood facility above Leeville...

    11/18/2015 7:11 AM

  • PRESS RELEASE: STORMS EXPECTED TO ROLL THROUGH AREA THIS EVENING

    The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Watch for this evening. Parish Officials urge all residents to clear debris from drainage ditches and catch basins to allow water to drain properly. Strong winds and isolated tornadoes are also expected.

    11/17/2015 11:30 AM

  • PRESS RELEASE: LAFOURCHE PARISH RECEIVES FINANCIAL REPORTING AWARD

    PRESS RELEASE: LAFOURCHE PARISH RECEIVES FINANCIAL REPORTING AWARD

    11/09/2015 2:25 PM

  • PRESS RELEASE: LAFOURCHE PARISH GOVERNMENT OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON VETERAN'S DAY

    PRESS RELEASE: LAFOURCHE PARISH GOVERNMENT OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON VETERAN'S DAY

    11/09/2015 2:24 PM

  • PUBLIC NOTICE: Implementation of FEMA – DR-1603 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

    Lafourche Parish Government has secured a grant for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) related to FEMA DR-1603-LA and is seeking a consultant for engineering services. Lafourche Parish Government is accepting Requests for Qualifications from qualified engineering firms to provide professional engineering for specific work on its FEMA DR-1603 Hazard Mitigation Grant for the Parishwide Pump Station Project – Phase II.

    11/09/2015 8:03 AM

  • PUBLIC NOTICE: Implementation of FEMA – DR-1603 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

    Lafourche Parish Government has secured a grant for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) related to FEMA DR-1603-LA and is seeking a consultant for engineering services. Lafourche Parish Government is accepting Requests for Qualifications from qualified engineering firms to provide professional engineering for specific work on its FEMA DR-1603 Hazard Mitigation Grant for the Timberland Pump Station Project – Phase II.

    11/09/2015 8:02 AM

  • WORK BEGINS ON NEW LAROSE FLOODWALL

    Mathews, LA – Parish President Charlotte A. Randolph announced that construction has begun on the new Industrial Floodwall along the Intracoastal Waterway in Larose.

    11/05/2015 7:48 AM

  • BRIDGE OPEN: GALLIANO PONTOON BRIDGE IS NOW OPEN

    The electrical work on the Galliano Pontoon Bridge is complete and the bridge is reopened to motorist.

    10/29/2015 1:57 PM

  • PRESS RELEASE: TRICK - OR - TREATING MOVED TO FRIDAY

    TRICK-OR-TREATING MOVED TO FRIDAY FROM 6PM-8PM DUE TO FORECAST FOR SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL

    10/28/2015 1:24 PM

  • BRIDGE OPEN: COTE BLANCHE BRIDGE IS NOW OPEN

    The electrical work on the Cote Blanche Bridge has been completed ahead of schedule and the bridge is now open to vehicular traffic.

    10/28/2015 1:21 PM

  • PRESS RELEASE: COTE BLANCHE & GALLIANO PONTOON BRIDGE CLOSURE

    Lafourche Parish Public Works announces the Cote Blanche Bridge near Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cut Off will be closed to vehicular traffic tomorrow, October 28, 2015 from 8am to 3pm to allow an electrical contractor to replace a transfer switch and install a backup generator. Additionally, the Galliano Pontoon Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic on Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 8am to 3pm to allow an electrical contractor replace a transfer switch and install a back up generator.

    10/27/2015 10:47 AM

  • PRESS RELEASE: LA HIGHWAY ONE TO CLOSE AT 5PM TONIGHT

    Lafourche Parish Government announces LA Highway 1 will close at 5pm south of the Leon Theriot Lock in Golden due to rising tides. National Weather Service is calling for an additional half foot of rise in the tide which will again make the road impassable. Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office, Harbor Police and State Police will maintain traffic control during the night time hours.

    10/26/2015 1:54 PM

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